Gangmasters Licensing Authority

The two were fined for illegally supplying workers

Two men fined as unlicensed Gangmasters

By Michelle Perrett

Two men who acted as unlicensed Gangmasters have been fined following an investigation by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).

'Smelly' financial dealings resulted in a Lincolnshire couple losing their gangmasters' licence

‘Smelly’ criminal links cost gangmasters’ licence

By Michelle Perrett

A Lincolnshire couple have been stripped of their licence issued by the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) by an appeal judge, who ruled their financial dealings with a known criminal gangmaster were “smelly”.

The illegal veg gangmasters built a £1.6M business ‘on a lie’

Veg gangmaster pair jailed for illegal £1.6M business

By Michael Stones

A Lithuanian couple who built an illegal £1.6M gangmaster business “based on fraud, lies and deception” – involving the supply of labour for field scale vegetable crops – has been jailed.

Authorities are cracking down on modern-day slavery and worker exploitation

Police charge eight in gangmaster crackdown

By Rod Addy

Eight people have been charged from Plymouth and Cornwall as part of a major investigation into forced labour, human trafficking and illegal gangmaster activity in the UK food chain.

The GLA was established to ensure migrant workers are treated fairly

Channel 4 turns spotlight on food production

By Rod Addy

Channel 4 highlighted a food industry under pressure in its Dispatches documentary, broadcast on August 4, claiming suppliers were forced to cut corners as supermarkets refused to pass on more of their profits.

The directors of DJ Houghton have now accepted the GLA's decision to revoke its licence

‘Worst UK gangmaster ever’ drops appeal

By Rod Addy

The Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) has branded DJ Houghton Catching Services the “worst UK gangmaster ever” after it withdrew an appeal against having its licence revoked.

The GLA revoked Recruit Solutions' licence

GLA revokes gangmaster licence after irregularities

By Rod Addy

The Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) has revoked the gangmaster licence of a recruitment agency supplying a Northamptonshire-based cooked meat and vegetable producer with staff after an inspection highlighted several concerns.


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